No problems with me if somebody identifies me as a photographer and asked me to get their pic. In recent times I've been asked "hey mate, can you take a photo of us please?" and expecting to hold a camera, find myself holding an iPhone or any manner of peculiar contraptions, but not a digital camera or even a film camera. This has been the case on 5 occasions recently. I'm concerned the OP's title, "It's no fun being a film shooter" is having an undesirable effect on the wider population...